Protest against PDD turns violent

Police resorted to teargas shelling to clear road for the Cabinet Minister KULGAM: Police on Saturday used tear-smoke shells on protestors to clear road for the Social Welfare Minister in Kulgam district. The protestors had blocked the road near Bogund Kulgam against non-availability of electricity and were demanding installation of power transformer in the area. […]

Separatists slam DGP over mass graves remarks

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik call for international Probe SRINAGAR: Expressing serious resentment over the recent statement of Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad wherein he stated that there are no ‘mass graves’ in Kashmir, separatists Saturday said  that the denial of the ground situation has become the ‘hallmark ’ of the authorities here. Huriyat Conference […]

SMP Violations: HC pulls up SMC

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has pulled up Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for not issuing notices to violoators of Srinagar Master Plan (SMP) whose building have been sealed and sought appearance of SMC commissinor. The Court has directed Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to file compliance report on inquiry initiated against them (officials) by the […]

Div Com Assures Stern action against adulterers

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Mr. Shalindra Kumar Saturday said that the health of masses is the primary concern of the divisional administration and there will be no compromise on the issue, come what may or whosoever will be involved in malpractices of adulteration of food stuff will not be spared and stern action shall be […]

Omar for Declaring Medicare as Fundamental Right

JAMMU: Underlining the health as the first basic requirement of highest importance in human life, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said that the right to medicare should be recognized as a fundamental right of the people in the country so that they are legally empowered to seek the best available medical treatment free of cost […]

Hurriyat (G) slams DGP for comparing Geelani with Togadia

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) Saturday slammed the statement of Director General of Police regarding the restriction put on the amalgam chairman Syed Ali Geelani’s movement. “Comparing the political activity of Syed Ali Geelani, who represents the sentiments of majority population in Kashmir with Arun Jaitley and Tarun Tagodia, who have nothing to do with Kashmir […]

Dr Guru’s father passed away

Have lost an affectionate well wisher: Malik Srinagar: The father of slain cardiologist and JKLF leader Dr Abdul Ahad Guru, Haji Abdul Sattar Guru passed away today. JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik after receiving the news rushed towards Doabgah Sopore along with other JKLF leaders and attended his funeral prayers. Thousands of people attended also […]

Masrat sent on 8 day judicial remand

Srinagar:  The chief Judicial Magistrate Kautua Saturday sent the Muslim League chairman and Huriyat Conference (G) leader Masrat Alam Bhat on eight days Judicial remand.   Masrat was produced before the court of chief judicial magistrate in connection with the FIR no 83/2013 that sent him to eight days of judicial remand.   Masrat was […]

Kichloo Re-inducted In Cabinet

JAMMU: Sajad Ahmad Kichloo, who was administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor N N Vohra, as Minister of State at Raj Bhavan here Saturday afternoon, said that he is thankful to his party for reposing trust and confidence in him.  Kichloo pledged to work for the betterment of the people of the state […]

BJP Angry, Calls for 48 Hr Bandh

JAMMU: BJP activists on Saturday held protest demonstrations in Jammu province against what they called a ‘manipulated’ interim report submitted by the one man Commission of Inquiry headed by Justice (Retd) R.C. Gandhi giving a clean chit to Sajad Ahmed Kichloo . A BJP spokesman said the party activists, led by Janipur Mandal President Praduman […]